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Banana Oatmeal Cookies

Banana oatmeal cookies made with just 3 simple ingredients. They're vegan, gluten-free and perfect for an on-the-go breakfast or healthy treat.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time20 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: banana oatmeal cookies
Servings: 11 cookies


  • 2 ripe bananas about 1 cup mashed
  • 1 cup quick oats
  • ¼ cup chocolate chips
  • Optional add-ins: ¼ tsp vanilla, ½ tsp cinnamon, 1 Tablespoon nut butter, pinch of sea salt


  • Preheat the oven to 350 F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone mat.
  • Mash bananas using the back of a fork. You want the bananas to have a fairly smooth consistency, but a few small chunks are okay.
    A mixing bowl with oats on one side and mashed banana on the other, prior to being mixed together. A silver spoon rests inside the bowl.
  • Add in oats and gently stir until oats and bananas are fully combined and a thick dough forms.
    Banana and oats mixed together inside of a bowl with a silver spoon.
  • Gently fold in chocolate chips.
    A mixing bowl with the ingredients for banana cookies all mixed together. There is a silver spoon resting inside the bowl.
  • Using a 1 Tablespoon measuring spoon, scoop mixture and place on baking sheet about 1 to 2 inches apart. Press each ball into a cookie shape and add a few extra chocolate chips on top if you prefer.
    A sheet pan lined with parchment paper with cookies scooped onto it. There is a cookie scoop resting on the sheet pan.
  • Bake for 12-15 minutes.
  • Remove from oven, let cool and serve.


Serving: 1 cookie | Calories: 63kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Potassium: 77mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g